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New Apartment Developments Can Raise the Bar for Future Water Conservation

As apartment construction volumes increase across the U.S., each new apartment community is an opportunity to install strategic landscaping and water conservation practices.

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5 Easy Steps for Converting Outdated Fountains into Low-Maintenance Planters

Converting an old or broken water fountain into an attractive, low-maintenance amenity is a great way to welcome guests and residents while making a statement for water conservation.

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Hybrid Grass Enhances Lawnscaping for Apartment Communities

Thanks to developments in hybrid grasses over the years, apartment communities have almost as many choices in grass varieties as they do types of counter tops and flooring.

Seasonal Landscaping Tips: Fall Cleanup for Apartment Properties
 

Seasonal Landscaping Tips: Fall Cleanup for Apartment Properties

The seasonal burst of color has started in many areas of the country, and with the spectacular displays come one seasonal rite of passage – fall leaf cleanup. With a little planning, fall leaf cleanup can be minimized. And at the same time, the landscape will maintain a cleaner, healthier look for much of the season.

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How Smart Irrigation Reduces Property Management Costs

Smart irrigation systems can not only help property management companies conserve water while keeping apartment landscaping looking lush and green, they help owners and operators more closely monitor expenses.

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Perennial Curb Appeal: Four Tips for Creating Year-Long Color

Property managers can reduce their color budgets while maintaining a consistent look of eye-catching color by using a strategic approach of mixing perennials and annuals during spring and fall plantings.

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Landscape Lighting Helps Apartment Marketing Burn into the Night

Whether or not a potential renter is looking for a new place, a well-lit apartment community leaves a powerful impression that can separate one property from the next.

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Mulch Ado about Landscaping: 7 Tips for Apartment Properties

Mulch is a great way of making apartment properties look orderly at any time of the year while helping plants thrive. Here are seven important landscaping tips for the proper use of mulch.

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Crape Myrtle Trees: Proper Care for Apartment Communities

Contrary to popular belief, caring for a Crape Myrtle tree isn’t simply about lopping off branches close to the ground. Actually, gentle pruning and clearing of seed pods before or during spring ensure year-round beauty for these trees, which are popular at apartment communities in the South.

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Multifamily Trends: Apartments Are No Longer Hedging Bets on Traditional Landscape Techniques

Traditional manicured, straight-edged hedgerows that were popular in the 1970s and ‘80s are starting to be replaced in apartment landscapes with clusters of bushes and plants. But the disappearance of hedge rows isn’t entirely about a achieving new look—Security issues are also a factor.

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